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Frito Pie for a Really Quick and Easy Meal!

 
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So every now and then, I buy a bag of Fritos.  Usually when I do this it is a splurge!  

I always have found memories of the bag of Frito Pie at the neighborhood drive in.  Those probably have gone out of business since we now have fast food places.  

Anyway this is what they looked like:



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I like to make mine in a bowl like this because it is so simple:






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Here is how I make mine:  Heat a can of chili with beans.  Have a bowl of fritos for everyone to help themselves.

Put a handful of fritos in the bowl.  Spoon a generous helping of chili then sprinkle with cheese and minced onions.  Then Enjoy!


There are several recipes for making it more like a pie. Like this



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Frito pie is the best thing in the world. This is my go to when I need comfort food. That looks so yummy!




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Here is how I make mine:  Heat a can of chili with beans.  Have a bowl of fritos for everyone to help themselves.

Put a handful of fritos in the bowl.  Spoon a generous helping of chili then sprinkle with cheese and minced onions.  Then Enjoy!


There are several recipes for making it more like a pie. Like this



Source for recipe


 
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oh my goodness, this is a bit of guilty heaven with a sudsy adult beverage on the deck after a long day.  Comfort food rules.
 
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That looks great! I'll definitely file the idea away. It's really similar to something we do here (Canada) which we call Walking Tacos. It starts with a bag of Doritos, add taco meat, cheddar, shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, salsa, sour cream... basically you make a taco in a bag. Kids love it. But I'm happy to have this alternative too!
 
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Frito tacos are awesome too!
 
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